UK Ultimate Sprint Triathlon

*NEW for 2018

Date: Sunday 3rd June 2018  
Venue: Alderford Lake, Shropshire,   SY13 3JQ
  (Formerly Dearnford Lake
Swim: Freshwater Lake (no current and no weed)
Event starts from: 1000hrs
                                                              (Rollng Wave)
Entry: Open
Distances: 500m swim - 20k cycle - 5k run
Minimum Age: 16 Years (on race day)  
Entry fees from: £61.00 (non BTF) Until 31 January  
  £64.50 (non BTF) 1 February - 22 April
  £69.50 (non BTF) 23 April onwards

Don't want to go it alone? 


Take part as a relay team of 2 or 3 and

share the challenge of swim, bike and run!

The Event 

Back by popular demand is the Sprint distance at the peaceful & scenic venue of Alderford Lake (formerly known as Dearnford Lake), where we have been holding events for six years now. 

The event is aimed at all abilities, at all levels of fitness, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors.

Take on the challenge of swim, bike and run with a fun & friendly atmosphere and great support from the cheering crowds.

The venue is centrally located in Shropshire on the border of North Wales and is surrounded by Cheshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire & Worcestershire. Shropshire is approximately 3 hours from London, an hour or so from Manchester and only 40 minutes from Birmingham.

  • Freshwater lake swim with no current and no weed

  • Picturesque countryside cycle & run routes

  • Swim start, transition and run finish all within a stone's throw of each other

  • Spectator friendly venue, great for supporting friends and family

  • Fantastic on-site facilities including parking, lakeside cafe, kids play area and camping/glamping & caravanning

  • Finishers medal

  • Prizes for overall male & female winners and age group prizes

UK Tri-Fest Ultimate Pasta Party - Saturday 2nd June

If you’re local or staying in the area, Alderford Lake Cafe are offering a pre-race pasta menu the night before the race. The first sitting will be served approximately 15 minutes after the race brief (compulsory for Ultimate competitors only) and will offer a choice of three homemade pasta dishes served with salad & french bread and a choice of drinks & ice-cream included. The cost is £15 per head and booking is essential.

To book or for more information simply call Alderford Lake Cafe on 01948 665914.


If you are not local to the event and are planning to book accommodation please take a look at our places to stay information and map of the area.  


Race Day Information 

Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day. Good luck and have a great day! 

2017 Race Day Information

You can use this information as a guide for your 2018 event. Full and up to date 2018 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event. WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Course Maps

Coming Soon

Race Venue

Alderford Lake, 
Tilstock Road, 
Shropshire, SY13 3JQ

For more information about camping please click here or contact Alderford Lake directly on 01948 665914

3rd June 2018

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2017 Race Day Information

Course Maps



Start List

Telephone entry 01270 842800


Swim 500m, Cycle 20k, Run 5k

  1 lap     -     1 lap     - 1 lap

Team Relay entries also available: 
1.2 Mile swim - 56 mile bike - 13.1 mile run
Share the challenge with one or two friends!

Quick Entry Links

Ultimate Sprint Triathlon

Ultimate Sprint Triathlon  - BTF

Ultimate Sprint Relay Triathlon

Telephone entry

If you’ve entered one of UK Triathlon events before all we’ll need is your name, date of birth, postcode and email, just have your payment ready and we’ll do the rest!

Don’t delay, call 01270 842800 and secure your place today!

(Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:30pm).